Demographics (18)

Longevity and COVID-19: implications for pension funds
Investment strategy

Longevity and COVID-19: implications for pension funds

COVID-19 will have long-term effects on pension funds that we need to ensure we understand.  

By Robert Pace

29 Jun 2020

4 min read

falling life expectancy
Investment strategy

falling life expectancy

At first glance, the mortality tables released this year highlight a continued trend of falling...
By John SouthallRobert Pace
21 Jun 2019
4 min read
Chinese contribution
James Carrick
Economics

Chinese contribution

Chinese growth is the lowest it's been since the depths of the 2008/09 recession, although its...
By James Carrick
14 Jan 2019
3 min read
Short of DC dough?
Veronica Humble
Investment strategy

Short of DC dough?

We constantly hear that the UK population is not saving enough for retirement, but is this true f...
By Veronica Humble
10 Oct 2018
3 min read
Are annuities making a comeback?
Investment strategy

Are annuities making a comeback?

Although sudden jumps in popularity are unlikely, we anticipate the tide turning and the sales of...

By Veronica Humble

16 Jul 2018

3 min read

Will our children live longer than us?
James Carrick
ESG and long term themes

Will our children live longer than us?

For decades, demographers were too pessimistic on life expectancy and had to revise up their...
By James Carrick
13 Jul 2018
4 min read
The Ant and the Grasshopper
James Carrick
Economics

The Ant and the Grasshopper

What happens when babyboomers retire? Have we saved enough for retirement or are we living beyond...
By James Carrick
03 May 2018
3 min read
Teetotal returns: Why are millennials drinking less?
Colin Reedie
Fixed income

Teetotal returns: Why are millennials drinking less?

‘Dry January’ might be over, but the number of young teetotallers is rising. So why are millennia...
By Colin Reedie
08 Feb 2018
3 min read